to resandstorm for high-level talks. >> so we begin this news hour with developments in syria and the fight against the islamic state in iraq and the levant. syrian border town of kobane where fighting has driven thousands of people away. surrendeaway. kurds angry at the perceived lack of action. in its strongest statement yet the turkish government said it will do whatever it takes to prevent kobane from falling, and protect its troops t. let's go to southeastern turkey. just give us the latest situation on the ground. >> reporter: nick, artillery
fire coming from kobane. just behind me isil fighters trying to push on the town. but this time the syrian kurdish fighters in the town have been telling us that they feel more confident about their abilities to protect. there is a bit of a crowd behind me at the moment bus turkish kurdish mps have been allowed to come in to speak with the syrian fighters. they have come out and told the people waiting here that they feel that after a couple of airstrikes like there were last night that pushed back isil the syrian kurdish fighters are more confident of holding the town. yesterday they were in desperate situation, but today it seems that the mood has risen. >> you have just been at the refugee camp. how are they managing with the
numbers coming through? >> reporter: well, over 160,000 refugees came from kobane when isil advanced closer. they had to be quickly accommodated by the turkish aid agency. they were set up in camps in available paces. there is one camp behind me to my left hand be, and there are others in the city. it's obviously a difficult situation for refugees everywhere. there are more than a million and a half in turkey. turkey never expected to accommodate them this long. they've spent $4 million on feeding, housing, and educating those refugees. turkey would liking to home. but there is no occasion to do that. >> inside iraq peshmerga forces
to the north continue fighting. many have left their villages and they pour into the city of erbil. >> not a very happy celebration for 250 families at this refugee camp in erbil. this man here was telling me that he set up this shop that he released that this is going to be a tournament situation. of course, they don't want to be here for very long, but they come from mosul, and they know they're not going to be able to go back. families are starting to gather here for the big edes meal. they've been cooking. charities have distributed meat earlier on, and they're happy to be able to spend time with the family as is tradition during edes. when isil stormed their towns they had to flee taking very little things with them. they wonder if their homes were there and they wish they could
buy presents for their children and have them wear nice clothes as is tradition during edes, but they're not going to be able to do this. this is looking more and more like a permanent situation for them, unfortunately. >> the u.s.-led offense led against isil, military jets are on their way. but he promised no ground troops will be sent. isil released a video claiming to show the beheading of another foreign hostage. let's cross to paul brennan in london, who has more on this. out rage being expressed across the borders of u.k. >> it would be difficult to exaggerate the wave of revolution over the past few hours since this video emerged of this taxi driver being
beheaded somewhere in the desert there. mr. henning was on a humanitarian admission when he was captured. he was an experienced man. he had been to syria before. so moved was he by the flight of the civilians, that he resolving to back. in returning he was captured in december of last year. the condemnation of isil's action in the beheading of alan henning, left wing, right wing, and muslim leaders who throw their weight behind the campaign to hopefully have alan henning released. they expressed their deep sadness that he wasn't. david cameron said as a man of great peace, kindness and
gentleness. >> alan henning had no ties with syria, only a deep desire to help those in need. the married father of two had traveled there last december as part of a british aid convoy. he even had aid for syria tattooed on his arm. but soon after the convoy crossed the border he was seiz seized. earlier this week his wife made a plea for his release. >> we need him back home. >> anyone in any doubt of this organization can now see how truly repulsive it is and barbaric it is as an organization. and as a country we must do with our allies everything we can to defeat this organization in the region, but also to defeat it at home. we must do everything we can to hunt down the people who are responsible for this.
>> prime minister david cameron will be briefed by diplomats to get a handle to identify the killers of mr. henning and the previous hostages who have been beheaded, and combating them and launching airstrikes on top of their heads. alan henning's story had touched the lives of many people. more than 100 muslim leader had sent a letter to isil calling for his immediate release. the campaign in iraq and syria and the killing of another british officer david haynes povertied a bigger role against the group. there are no british troops on the ground, but the u.k. have been carrying out airstrikes against isil. and in the death of alan henning's death, they said that his blood is on the hands of the u.k. parliament. >> the hearts go out to the british aid worker, who we believe is in that video, and to
the remaining hostages, and to their families. this is, again, yet another just very clear example of the brutality of this group and why the president has articulated, and is moving out in a comprehensive way to degrade and destroy isil. >> alan henning was taken while driving a an ambulance backed with food and water. even in the eyes of isil humanitarian workers are fair game. >> it makes you wonder if anybody is actually carrying out the aid work in syria and iraq? >> well, i mean there are humanitarian missions ongoing, but the operating operations are very difficult and have been for excess of two years now.
the situation on the ground in syria has worsened. you might not know that alan henning was offered the option of handing over the humanitarian supplies that had been collected back here in the u.k. handing them over to the border to local syrian aid workers who would distribute it. it was mr. hennings' choice to cross the border and become involved personally in the distribution of that aid. i don't think it's going to dry up the supply of humanitarian aid. i think there are going to be many, many people, who, as a result of the visions of horror that we have see from syria day in and day out, are going to be willing to donate, but it does make distribution of that aid all the more dependent on brave local people who are going to take the risks where perhaps international workers are unable to separate any more. >> paul, thank you very much, indeed. paul brennan in london. >> the syrian president and his prime minister have attended
edes prayers in damascus. but there has been no let up in the fighting to allow people to mark the occasion. >> in the mosque not far from his presidential palace in damascus, president assad was among the worshipers. it was time of deflection away from the war. >> this aid is not bringing happiness to our children because the waste and it's supporters from arab countries have decided to turn syria into a battlefield. where they want to settle their scores and imprint their own agendas. the hand of betrayal is bombing our people. >> reporter: the military continue to cause destruction. activists say a barrel pull of explosives hit this mosque, and
air force jets hit several targets in the rebel-held town. wounding people. also shelling in the district where many people were injured. for the fourth time millions of syrians are suffering through relentless war. >> coming up, packed with pilgrims at the annual hajj. >> and a mother receives an uterus transplant. >> an >> student protest lead
necessary hong kong have called off talks with the government. their decision following successful on friday night between protesters and locals, the police have arrested 90 people in connection with the clashes. all right, let's take a look at where the protesters actually are. first up there at the popular commercial district where they set up camp. where they have staged sit-ins and are blocking roads. in the mong kok area, there has been some of the worst violence. that's where the successful took place last night. how are things now? >> reporter: well, this time
last night there were battles and the confrontation has given way to verbal confrontation. we've seen lots of heated arguments, lots of finger jabbing and a sense of disarray in the pro-democracy camp. now the students have been making pretty phenomenal accusations against the police today. they've accused the police of ignoring the attacks on them by unidentified groups last night, even suggesting that the police colluded with those attacks, by allowing the gangs to carry out the attacks. the police have denied all that, and they've called a press conference at 4:15 in the morning categorically to refute those allegations. they have made arrests. mong kok is the area where they
control the gambling, and they want to get back to business. there have been attacks linked to the triads because journalists seem to have think fosympathy for the pro- democracy groups. china has sent a warning shot across the bow of those countries saying what is happening in hong kong is an internal affair. it is a democracy issue, and they warn countries not to interfere. but china really wants to sorted out soon. in a few week's time they'll have the apex summit in beijing, and they do not want this going on in their backyard there. >> what is the employee policing
there? >> yes, hong kong has about 30,000 police officers, slightly less than that. the question raised at the media conference this morning about whether the blue line was perhaps being stretched a bit too far. the police commissioner avoided that question, flicked it to one side. at the moment they contain this sort of unrest. the danger would be if the protest crew moved to other areas, that would then pose a challenge to their resources. they are the best trained and the most disciplined police force in asia. >> we can go across town to the main protest site, and what are you seeing there now? >> as a hong konger i'm relieved to say that at the height of the protest in the occupied central
campaign over tuesday and wednesday where thousands of people have gathered peacefully. there aren't as many people as in those days, but they're slowly trickling in. what we've heard so far are student leaders taking to the stage. and people who were at the mong kok protest who had experienced the violence. they have talked about how the government failed them. a legislative council member, a lawyer, also got on stage and said he was proud of hong kongers for gathering together. now many students hearsay that this is pretty much a barometer of whether these protest also go on and how they'll go on. if people can carry on with these peaceful protests and more people support this side of the protest, then their campaign has some hope. >> when you met with the hong kong chief executive, what
did he have to say. >> well, nick, i'm going to refer to my notes. nothing really addressing the protesters. what they're going through and asking for. he said he wants the protesters to stop gathering. he urged the crowd to dispersed. he said that their occupy campaign is disrupting lives and the daily work of citizens and government workers. he also said that dialogue is the only way forward, and they will come to some consensus but have to accept each other's differences. nothing groundbreaking. and nothing that people are taking heart with. >> thank you very much, indeed. reporting there from hong kong. north and south korea have agreed to resume high-level talks in november. three top north korean officials are in the south for the closing ceremony of the asian games. we have this report.
>> reporter: there is always a lot of excitement whenever north korean politician visits south korea. but it's more exciting when the highest level of delegation to arrive in five years. it's led by the number two in the hierarchy. >> even if it's not an opening ceremony but a closing ceremony our director of the military's general political bureau has bureau has come here. it was a sudden visit, so i would like to express gratitude for the welcome. >> that conciliatory tone is providing some hope in recent years. harsh words and rocket tests by the north korean government has strained ties between the leaders kim jung-un has been
absent from public few for a month, but still, the general is seen as powerful. >> this is as powerful as it gets without kim jong-un here. one of the three had been purged, but the fact he's there, and you get the sense that maybe there is more unity behind the scenes than some of the conspiracy theorists have been expressing for the month. >> reporter: we've seen the hand shakes before. the question is what next. al jazeera. >> the world's longest reigning monarch has been readmitted to a ban bangkok hospital. in somalia government forces supported by africa union troops
have stepped up their fight against armed groups of al-shabab. the groups have suffered significant losses in the south. al-shabab has lost control of its tax collection hub. now somalia and african union forces are making a final push for the time bit of land controlled by al-shabab. we have reports from mogadishu. >> the last 200 kilometers. these soldiers belong to the african mission somalia. the village had been controlled by al-shabab fighters, but the sna captured it without a fight.
>> this is a dutiful operation. >> the african union commander in mogadishu tells me that the soldiers are within striking distance of the port city. if al-shabab lays stronghold and it's form is imminent. >> we know that al-shabab will continue to conduct guerrilla warfare. what we're doing is to to be able to face this kind of pa warfare. >> al-shabab still controls most of the countryside and major roads in south and central
somalia. the aim of operation in indian ocean is to cut off supply routes that the group uses to bring in fighters, weapons. the money made from selling charcoal helps pay for weapons. >> the question is whether they need thos because they ceased to exist as a rebel group a long time ago. >> african unions say al-shabab has been significantly weakened. it does not have the numbers or strength to advance the forces. it's leaders was recently killed and it's replacement is still new to his role. still many people hearsay that al-shabab cannot be written off just yet.
>> let's move ton weather, and typhoon on japan's door step. >> what a nasty feature that has to be said. the system is moving north, moving north, and then it's swept along by the upper level flow. how far north will it get before it's swept along. that's the difficulty over the last few days. it's a powerful beast. 215 sustained winds. it's the rainfall that is going to be the main issue. over subsequent runs, it will drift further north and right over the central part of honshu. now a couple of things that spring to mind, first of all is
where we've had the eruption there. we could see vast ash and mudslides developing there. we've got the gran grand prix, and that is sounds likely to experience some heavy rain as the race goes on. maybe not the heaviest of the rain because that will come up later in the day but they're looking at the situation to get through monday right across tokyo. the system does move away, and then it will begin to quiet do down. >> there have are been tests in nictests in nicker nicaragua over a fishing canal. the chinese company is due to start building in december. many protesters carried banners are anti-china slowing began
slogans. the police have been asked to find students who vanished last week. they have called for a federal investigation. from mexico city we have more. >> reporter: it took more than a week of pleading and begging by these desperate parents before officials from the federal government would see them. but the government could no longer ignore their anguish. >> he need to force the police to tell us where they are. >> they have been virtually silent about the disappearance of 43 students who were attacked by local police and gunman in a troubled state of gedero. the police refused to sprain why it took so long to take government action. >> we're not going to conduct an
interview. >> the story is getting very little attention in the mexican media especially here in the capitol where some people respect even aware that the crisis is happening. the missing students didn't make the front page of a leading mexican newspapers for three days in a row this week. it's a common belief among many mexicans that the lack of media attention is intentional and some find it disturbing. >> the media is hiding everything, and instead they're talking about other issues creating a smokescreen. instead of telling us about what is happening with the students. >> michael: anger is growing. protesters blocked major highways. they're now threatening to take over government buildings if they don't get answers as to where 43 students disappeared. rachel levin.
al jazeera, mexico city. >> still to come. >> this year is worse than the previous. war has affected everything. >> yemenis complain of tough times as they try to celebrate the holiday. >> i don't know how old i am. my children say i'm the oldest woman in the world. >> there is a secret of her long life, walking the andes every day. >> major league baseball playoffs, we'll have more next.
>> welcome back to al jazeera. these are the stories. protesting after warnings of eminent genocide. >> britain's prime minister says the beheading shows how barbaric they are. north and south korea resume high-level talks later this month. the announcement was made as a delegation. >> pilgrimage is underway. marks the first day of eids. up of the most important muslim festival.
many around the world are expected in mecca this year. but pilgrims continue coming. >> while camera phones are not banned in mecca, clerics are saying nothing about selfies, saying that it i it goes against the very spirit of this pilgrimage, not a bragging one. and many believe it will cause commotion.
>> and are people heeding the calls of people taking pictures of themselves. stop snapping away of an important occasion and what be a very important journey in their lives. >> it is a very important journey in their lives. no, they're not heading the call by the clerics. we've been talking to people and keeping on and taking selfies that they need to document this very important step in their life. they also point out that as long as you're not doing anything unlawful i, just taking a picture with you and your partner or your family member, there is not a problem with that. using the state of art
technology, and making sure that the hajj doesn't have any issues. >> eid is normally a joyful ti time. >> reporter: houthi militiamen, state security is nowhere to be seen. most of these gunmen only have limited education and never lived in a big city. people here tell us they're nervous about houthi gunmen taking law and order in their own hands. they're also concerned about money. they say providing basic needs is a challenge. >> this year is worse than the previous. war has affected everything. >> but on this holiday yemenis dig deep in their pockets because every family will buy a
lamb, new clothes and gifts for the children. >> i've been saving money all year so i can buy gifts for my children. >> during the last few days you could not see a crowd of shoppers like in in sanaa. it allows yemenis to forget about insecurity or the fact that they don't have enough money in their pockets to buy anything for eid. even the poorest come here to spend the last penny they have. and. >> we sell more at the moment because in times of war more people come to buy more goods. for fear they won't be able to find any later. it's not like this normally. >> it depends mainly on oil production, but this has declined from half a million barrels today to less than 200,000 this year. it's partly due to lack of
investment and tribal attacks on the pipelines. yemen has been promised $8 billion by international donors. but only a third of the cash has arrived so far. without a government in control, and with its hands in armed militias yemen is facing the real sprue protect of becoming a failed state. >> at least 12 libyan soldiers have been killed in new clashes outside of bengahzi. the battle took lace within the europe. al jazeera continues to demand the release of its three journalists imprisoned in egypt. they have now been detained for 280 days and falsely accused of aiding the outlawed muslim brotherhood. they're appealing their
convictions. in india 33 people have been killed and 50 seriously injured in a stampede of a religious festival. it happened in the northern state. they're celebrating one of the biggest hindu festivals. police deny reports of only one gate to the venue was open. >> 30,000 officers are now on patrol. riot police will be deployed in strategic parts of the city. three presidential candidates have gone head to head in tv debates to make their final pitch to voters. >> the campaigns are winding down, and they closed the campaign with a huge rowley in downtown sao paulo. they line the parade route,
coming out in big numbers to propel her to re-election. she's facing a very tough re-election campaign by two key opposition candidates. one is silva, the ex-environmental kind here. she has seemed to lost a lot of momentum, but she's still pushing very strong in this campaign, really trying to be the new face of brazilian politics. the other side of the opposition we also have neves, who closed his campaign. he has been hitting very hard on the economy. rousseff was seeing an economy of 8.5% growth, but now it's less than 1%.
but it will be up to the brazilian people who they think should be brazil's next president and lead this country for the next four years. >> the united states will send 4,000 members of its military to west africa in response to the ebola crisis. over 3,000 people have died from the virus since it's outbreak in march. sierra leone imposed a three-day lockdown. >> the u.n. system also recognizes that in tandem with the ebola response, we need to monitor the crisis and mitigate the fall-out effects it will have on sierra leone and economy. we'll be working very hard with the mission and under leadership
to ensure we anticipate and plug the gaps that will be required to support the government in the delivery of social services and also in budgetary support and the day-to-day life working on livelihood support for the people of sierra leone. >> the world's oldest woman is believed to be from peru. the government found out that philomena is 116 years old. that makes her older than a japanese woman who is currently in the guinness world record for being the oldest woman in the world. we go to peru. >> at 116 philomena said that each step is a victory. she walks every morning to take in this view at almost 4,000 meters in the peruvian andes. her government says she's the oldest woman alive. >> i don't know how old i am. my children say i'm the oldest woman in the world. i only know i have worked all my
life and now i don't remember my age. >> filomena lives in a small village in one of peru's poorest regions. she has survived the death of four of her eight children. she can't hear any more. she's losing her memory but she's healthy. >> she wakes up, walks a bit. sits down a bit, has breakfast and hang out. she's like a baby now. >> the peruvian government discovered filomena as part of a campaign to help elderly people in poor conditions. >> we found out she was born on december 20, 199. this is not an exception in this region. last year alone we found 19 more poor people older than 90 years living in rural areas. >> experts say this is not surprising be the quality of the
food and lifestyle promote longevity. >> longevity and food are directly related. especially in rural areas. here people consume healthy food, free of pesticides and transgenic substances. >> filomena agrees, but she says she's ready to leave. >> i have asked god to take me. i've lived and suffered enough. it is time to leave this earth. >> a desire she said not even a world record can change. >> every year a number of women in nepal are killed by husbands and inlaws over dowry disputes. now a new bill, but some say it does not go far enough. a report that you may find disturbing. >> she has been in and out of
this hospital for eight months now. she's from the western district of nepal, and said in march her husband and mother-in-law died her up, poured kerosine over her and set her on fire. she was seven months pregnant at the time. >> when i saw my body burning i started screaming but my mouth was gagged. i fainted. they kept me in the house for the next three days. i was unconscious. when i came back to my senses they threatened me that they would kill my father if i told anything to the police. >> her father finally brought her to the capitol of katmandu. her husband and inlaws have fled to india. she has lost her baby and had multi surgeries. at the burn unit the doctor have suspiciously more women victims
than men. >> when we don't get the stories, we can't say anything. >> there is no national information on dowry violence. five women have been killed this year because of dowry disputes. many more are tortured. >> it is a crime that largely goes unreported. the bill gives dowry crimes strict punishment and perpetrators could receive ten years in prison. >> the people will find different ways to pay the dowry. the value that we give, i don't
think it will ever be stopped. >> while social changes may be the way to stop the payment of dowries, it will bring relief to people like this woman who only wants justice. >> doctors in sweden have successfully delivered the world's first baby from a transplanted womb. the 36-year-old mother whose identity has been kept secret was born without an uterus. she received a transplant from a close family friend last year. a healthy baby bor boy was born last month. doctors hope this pioneering surgery will help thousands worldwide who can't have children. >> and of course that was fantastic happiness for me and the whole team. but in the same time it was a little unreal sensational because we really couldn't
believe that he had reached this moment. >> incredible story. let's take a look at how this transplant is done. an incision is made in the donor's lower abdomen and the uterus is removed. it is then placed on ice. the uterus is then transplanted into the receiver and takes up to ho minutes for th the new blood vessels to function. the uterus is then connected and fixed up in woman's pelvis. extraordinary developments there. sweden's prime minister announced that his country will recognize the palestinian state. he unlined his support to the tw two-state solution. his party formed the minority government on friday. protesterprotests have taken place in greece where thousands of workers, students and pensioners rallied to reject policies adopted by their government. parliament is about to submit
next year's draft budget. hundreds of people have been protesting against ivory poaching in kenya's capitol. demonstrators block traffic. campaigners say 30,000 elegants and rhinos are killed every year. this will mark world animal day. still to come on al jazeera piles of sand is dumped in washington, d.c. why? and find out which driver smashed up his car. ahead of the qualifier. we'll have the detail for that in sport in just a few minutes.
>> formula one champion has sent shockwaves through the sport saying that he'll leave at the end of the season. redbull made the announcement earlier. vettel has raced for them for six seasons winning the last four championships but has yet to win a race this year. the german is widely picked for ferrari next year. but he has been replaced by daniel ricardo in the 2015 line up. vettel's frustrating season continues the qualifying. he lagged th in the race. his confidence was shattered
along with the car in a crash on saturday. his mechanics managed to rebuild the car, but it was his teammate who snatched the pole. hamilton will go from second. >> i think i did the best i could. you know, m they did a fantastic job to r rebuild the car. today i just wasn't feeling it. i don't know. still fast, and tomorrow is the day where you get the points. >> liverpool will be looking to bounce back in the champions league as they host west brom and later, the defending champion champions manchester
city in a late kick off. messi may have other things on his mind now with a spanish judge announcing on friday he's to face trial for allege tax evasion. the nearest two rivals are also in action saturday. atletico madrid will face valencia. winning four gold medals in the 200-meter and 400-meter individual and medally and relay races. he also picked up a silver and
medals. he is setting his sights orneryio in two-years time. japan finished third in the medal standing. way behind china, who blitzed the field trenching 151 gold medals. north korea with 1 11 golds. >> these numbers show the development of a sport in this continent, and the performance of our athletes. >> djokovic has maintained his record at the open. he beat andy murray to reach the final in beijing.
djokovic has won all 23 matches. murray moves you have to ninth, and only the top eight will make it to london. >> well, winning against andy today is a great win. this is definitely going to boost my confidence, and hopefully i can perform as well as i did in the tournament and the most important match of the finals. >> kvitova will face sharapova in the final. and nishkori in front of a crowd in tokyo. the japanese player will be vying for his second straight title in four seasons.
to major league baseball playoffs, cardinals have pulled off an incredible comeback. the cardinals began their come back. with a solo home run on top of the sixth, and that was followed by an eight-run blitz in the september 11th inning and won it 10-9. game two will be played on saturday later in los angeles. the san francisco giants won their ninth consecutive postseason game as they began their national league division series against the nationals. they take the 1-0 lead in the best of five series. highlighting game two of the
series with the detroit tigers. the tigers with the 6-2 lead but orioles fought back 7-6 with a three-run double from delman young. and the kansas city royals continue to delight their fans in their first postseason appearance since 1989. making the 134th appearance for the team all blacks. it breaks the 43-year-old mark currently shared. but they'll try to protect th his 22-game unbeaten game. >> i think guys are aware of it, and pretty keen to protect.
>> that all the sports for now. >> thanks. thank you. now a massive portrait made out of sand and soil is being created in washington, d.c. a cuban-american artist said that he created the piece to reflect american diversity. >> reporter: this is the glasses. the white of the eye. an that's right down there is the bridge of the nose. >> from the grouped. mid away from the clinic con and world war ii memorials this looks like swirls of sand and soil. but from the monument it's clear. the webcam from the monument is beaming the image around the world. and there is a way to view the privately funded installation where out of many one, a motto
largely associated with the u.s. creating the face from features from dozens of young men he photographed around the maul. and then translating the image in 800 tons of sand and soil. >> the wooden pegs each one policed in the ground at a specific point to a centimeter of accuracy, the tip of your pinky. that was done using gps accura cy rovers connected to five satellites in space. >> rorodriguez is famous for his work. >> let's make dialogues to stop the fact that one in ten minority youth is in jail. let's work towards these things, and identity, you never asked to
look the way you look, but nothing effects you more than that. >> reporter: visitors asked if this was a depiction of president obama. not this time, but rodriguez did use in sandy medium in barcelona after obama was elected. and for reason. >> the problem with all that outpouring of hope my fear was that it would just turn into something that would fade away. >> this installation will fade over a month as visitors walk through it. the new sand-soil composition of the land, perfect for the restoration of the once turf and grass of the national mall. al jazeera, washington. >> that's a very big canvas. i'll be back with a full bul bulletin of news in just a minute. goodbye.
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